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[Resource] The I4DM Definitional Matrix

The Circle

This tool in the spirit of ABUNDANCE - they ask that you agree to the following principles as you bring it into your practice:In the spirit of RECIPROCITY: they ask you to credit any use of, or reference to, the I4DM to its original source: The Circle on Philanthropy; and, to use it in its full

[Workshop Overview] Building Bridges : Through Understanding the Village©

The Village

Click HERE to learn moreDuring this experiential workshop participants explore their own, personal role in supporting the revival of the values that worked so beautifully in indigenous villages for thousands of years. As a group, we also explore in‐depth the effects of Residential Schools and Cana

[Resource] Learning From The Lived Experiences of Aging Immigrants: Final Report

(Laura Kadowaki et al.)

INTRODUCTIONThis report presents the results of a series of Stakeholder Outreach Forums held over 2018-19 in four regions across Canada – Greater Montréal, Québec City, Calgary, and Greater Vancouver. The outreach forums provided an opportunity for discussion of issues faced by aging immigrants

[Resource] Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Canada’s Nonprofit Sector

Charity Village

CHARITYVILLAGE CONNECTS: DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION IN CANADA’S NONPROFIT SECTORDue in part to the COVID-19 pandemic and global movements such as Black Lives Matter, recent years have seen a heightened awareness of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion – within society genera

[Resource] LGBT2SQ Seniors: An evidence review and practical guide designed for healthcare providers and researchers

Sherbourne Health/Rainbow Health Ontario

Click HERE to download the PDF resourceSUMMARYTo provide inclusive, affirming services, and welcoming health care to LGBT2SQ seniors, healthcare and social service providers should appreciate that not all seniors are heterosexual and cisgender. As they approach their twilight years, LGBT2SQ seniors

[Resource] Prevention of Suicide in Older Adults

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health

Suicide Risk and Prevention of SuicideOlder adults, men in particular, have among the highest suicide rates in the world (WHO, 2014).Approximately 1,000 older adults are admitted to Canadian hospitals each year as a result of intentional self-harm.Many factors can contribute to suicide in older adul

[Resource] 10 ways to reduce your risk of dementia

Alzheimer Society

10 ways to reduce your risk of dementiaWhile some dementia risk factors, like age and genetics, can't be changed, you can take action to reduThe number of people diagnosed and living with dementia in Canada is rising. By the year 2050, more than 1.7 million people are expected to be living with dem

[Report] Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Addressing the Invisible and Older Faces of Canada’s Opioid Crisis

National Institute on Ageing

About: As more attention is being paid to the opioid crisis in Canada, various responses have been launched in an attempt to curb some of these alarming trends. However, older adults have been largely left out of the conversation. With this report, the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) aims to rais

[Resource] Managing arthritis and reducing symptoms

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Click HERE to access this resourceManaging arthritis and reducing symptomsAug 30, 2023 - McMaster University -The month of September is Arthritis Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness and educate people about what arthritis is and how it affects people. Approximately 1 in 5 Canadians li


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